Cary student awarded N.C. Vietnam Veterans scholarship
At the monthly meeting of North Carolina Vietnam Veterans, Inc. in April, the 2012-2013 NCVVI Scholarship winners were announced.
Scholarship certificates will be awarded at the monthly POW/MIA ceremony at noon Saturday, June 2, at the Capitol grounds in Raleigh.
ECU names scholarship winners
Two local students have been named EC Scholars by East Carolina University in Greenville.
Twenty incoming freshmen were chosen for the four-year scholarship based on academic performance, community involvement and leadership skills. Each scholarship includes a stipend for study abroad and is worth around $45,000. At ECU, the scholars much maintain a 3.5 GPA and perform 24 hours of community service each semester.
The winners from southwest Wake County are:
Compiled by staff writer Michelle Ferencak